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  • Overwatch League's LA Valiant to host Kit Kat Rivalry Weekend

    Overwatch League's LA Valiant to host Kit Kat Rivalry Weekend

    The Overwatch League’s 2019 Season has been going strong for months now. Currently, teams are in the middle of Stage 3 matches. Afterward, there is only Stage 4 separating League teams from the Grand Finals in September. LA Valiant, the Overwatch League team from Los Angeles, is maintaining a strong...
  • 5 teams to watch in the Overwatch League's Stage 2

    5 teams to watch in the Overwatch League's Stage 2

    The Overwatch League returns today with its second stage of the season following the Stage 1 playoffs, but things may look a little different this go around. For starters, the season’s second stage will see a new map pool, support hero, and adjusted match schedule. Likewise, a few teams, including...
  • Paris Eternal replace former head coach daemoN with Féfé ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Paris Eternal replace former head coach daemoN with Féfé ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    After parting ways with their former head coach Julien "daemoN" Ducros yesterday, the Paris Eternal have promoted the team’s player development coach Félix “Féfé” Münch to the role of head coach ahead of the Overwatch League’s Stage 2. Prior to joining the Parisian team, Féfé served as the head...
  • Dallas Fuel trades rCk to Boston Uprising, acquires NotE ahead of Stage 2

    Dallas Fuel trades rCk to Boston Uprising, acquires NotE ahead of Stage 2

    With two days before the Overwatch League returns for its second stage of the season, the Dallas Fuel and the Boston Uprising traded main tanks–Lucas “NotE” Meissner will now play for Dallas while Richard “rCk” Kanerva has signed with Boston. NotE originally signed with the Boston Uprising as one of...
  • Overwatch’s newest hero Baptiste is now live in competitive mode

    Overwatch’s newest hero Baptiste is now live in competitive mode

    Get ready to lock in your favorite support hero in your ranked play–Overwatch’s newest support hero Baptiste is now live in competitive play. The hero released two weeks ago for casual play but was disabled from ranked games to give the character some time to settle into Overwatch’s meta. Now that...
  • 5 best Overwatch League April Fools’ Day pranks

    5 best Overwatch League April Fools’ Day pranks

    Stage 2 may not be returning for another couple of days, but the Overwatch League fun returned earlier than expected just in time for April Fools’ Day. Many of the league’s teams couldn’t turn down a good laugh, so they jumped in on the day’s pranks. From new roster signings to full on rebrandings...
  • Atlanta Reign sign FunnyAstro in a two-way contract ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Atlanta Reign sign FunnyAstro in a two-way contract ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    The Atlanta Reign have signed support player Daniel “FunnyAstro” Hathaway in a two-way contract ahead of the second stage of the 2019 Overwatch League season. The support player formerly played for the British Hurricane, the London Spitfire’s academy team, in 2018, where the team locked down first...
  • Overwatch League Stage 1 finals find success in first appearance on ABC

    Overwatch League Stage 1 finals find success in first appearance on ABC

    The Overwatch League made its first appearance on the American television network ABC this past weekend with its Stage 1 playoffs, and the viewership according to Showbuzz Daily's Nielsen ratings point to a successful debut.   The Stage 1 semifinals on Saturday tallied a total of 306,000 viewers...
  • Atlanta Reign's Dafran retires ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Atlanta Reign's Dafran retires ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    Atlanta Reign’s star DPS player Daniel “Dafran” Francesca has officially announced his retirement ahead of the Overwatch League’s Stage 2, and this time – it’s real. Dafran first joined Atlanta Reign when the expansion franchise revealed its branding at the end of October. Shortly after signing with...
  • GameStop sponsors Dallas Fuel and Houston Outlaws ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    GameStop sponsors Dallas Fuel and Houston Outlaws ahead of Overwatch League Stage 2

    GameStop revealed its partnership with two Texas-based Overwatch League teams, the Houston Outlaws and the Dallas Fuel, ahead of the league’s second stage in the 2019 season. The video game retailer entered a multiyear deal with Envy Gaming, owners of the Dallas Fuel, to feature a series of local...
  • Seoul Dynasty defeat New York Excelsior to move into Overwatch League Stage 1 semifinals

    Seoul Dynasty defeat New York Excelsior to move into Overwatch League Stage 1 semifinals

    In an unexpected turn of events, the Seoul Dynasty took down the undefeated Atlantic division leaders the New York Excelsior to become the first team to move into the Overwatch League’s Stage 1 semifinals. After making their way through the first stage of the 2019 Overwatch League season undefeated...
  • Overwatch League announces changes for Stage 2 of the 2019 season

    Overwatch League announces changes for Stage 2 of the 2019 season

    The Overwatch League revealed a few new changes, including scheduling and map pool shakeups, for Stage 2 ahead of the season’s Stage 1 playoffs. Most notably, Overwatch’s 30th hero, Baptiste, will be playable at the start of Stage 2. The combat medic released on the game’s live servers Tuesday...
  • 2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs bracket locked in

    2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs bracket locked in

    The Overwatch League’s first stage playoffs of Season 2 are right around the corner, and the bracket has finally been revealed for the quarterfinals on March 21. After Week 5, a total of eight teams qualified for the stage playoffs, but two pairs of teams tied for sixth and third place. The Seoul...
  • Overwatch's newest hero Baptiste is now playable on live servers

    Overwatch's newest hero Baptiste is now playable on live servers

    The long-awaited release of Hero 30 is finally here–Baptiste, Overwatch’s newest combat medic, is now playable on live servers. As a combat medic, Baptiste introduces a few new mechanics to the game. His primary fire deals damage while his alternate fire lobs health grenades at allies. Baptiste can...
  • Washington Justice sign ArK ahead of Overwatch League Stage 1 playoffs

    Washington Justice sign ArK ahead of Overwatch League Stage 1 playoffs

    The New York Excelsior have traded Hong "ArK" Yeon-jun to the Washington Justice with just a week before the 2019 Overwatch League season Stage 1 playoffs. ArK signed with the New York Excelsior towards the end of 2017, months ahead of the Overwatch League’s first game. In the league’s inaugural...
  • Fanatics reveals top 7 best-selling Overwatch League player jerseys

    Fanatics reveals top 7 best-selling Overwatch League player jerseys

    Just days ahead of the final week of the Overwatch League's first stage of Season 2, the online sportswear retailer Fanatics revealed the seven best-selling player jerseys from its Overwatch League collection on Thursday. Daniel “Dafran” Francesca from the Atlanta Reign takes the No. 1 spot...
  • 5 best moments from Week 4 of the Overwatch League

    5 best moments from Week 4 of the Overwatch League

    Over the weekend, the Overwatch League witnessed some of the most exhilarating matches the stage has seen since the beginning of the season. Two star actors made guest appearances, and teams brought their all as the first stage of Season 2 approaches its playoffs. Just one week remains before the...
  • Los Angeles Valiant announce coaching changes following winless Stage 1

    Los Angeles Valiant announce coaching changes following winless Stage 1

    After failing to find a single win during the first stage of the 2019 Overwatch League season, the Los Angeles Valiant has released their head coach Moon Byung-chul, as revealed Monday. Coach Moon first joined the team in early 2018. During his time with the Valiant, the head coach helped the roster...
  • Overwatch League collaborates with iSlide to release new line of sandals

    Overwatch League collaborates with iSlide to release new line of sandals

    The Overwatch League collaborated with sandal company iSlide to launch a new line of sandals featuring the logos of the league’s 20 teams. Teams will have two pairs of slides with their logos featured on top of each sandal. The line of slides also includes two pairs of sandals sporting the main...
  • 5 celebrities who play Overwatch

    5 celebrities who play Overwatch

    Many Overwatch League fans may have been surprised to see “Hunger Games” actor Josh Hutcherson step on stage Thursday during the Halftime Show to help break down the match between the Los Angeles Valiant and the Philadelphia Fusion. During the show, Hutcherson identified himself as a Valiant fan...
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